Friday, November 9, 2012
The Cook County Sheriff has arrest warrants out for these accused "deadbeat dads" in the south suburbs.
Child support warrants are most often filed when a person neglects to pay child support bills, according to Cook County Sheriff's Office representatives. However, warrants may also be issued in other cases, such as when a person doesn't report to a police department to provide a required DNA sample or when he or she doesn't notify authorities of salary increases. The following child support warrants were listed by the Cook County Sheriff's Office as of Nov. 8: Larry Multon Jr., 35, has racked up $37,676.59 in child support payments. His last known address is in the 8600 block of W. 167th Street. Dewayne Parks, 39, owes $18,311.28 in child support payments. His last known address is in the 10200 blk of S. 86th Terrace in Palos Hills. …
Wednesday, August 15, 2012
Prosecutors said Tuesday, Aug. 14 that they won't be calling former Cook County Sheriff's Officer Larry Draus to testify in the animal cruelty and neglect trial of Dawn Hamill.
During a pretrial hearing Tuesday in the animal cruelty and neglect case against Dawn Hamill, prosecutors said that they will not be calling former Cook County Sheriff's Office employee Larry Draus, who had been plagued with credibility concerns. However, Hamill's defense attorney Purav Bhatt may subpoena Draus, Bhatt said during a hearing where Judge Anna Helen Demacopoulos ruled on a flurry of pre-trial motions in her Markham courtroom. Sign up to receive a free, daily e-newsletter from Tinley Park Patch. Hamill, 43, is charged with cruelty and neglect in connection with conditions discovered in a Feb. 11, 2011, raid of Tinley Park's Dazzle’s Painted Pastures Animal Rescue and Sanctuary. About 100 animals were removed from the shelter. …
Monday, August 6, 2012
Tinley Park first responders, Emergency Management Agency workers and public works employees are going all out Tuesday to fight crime.
Fire engines, squad cars and Emergency Management Agency vehicles will flock to downtown Tinley Park Tuesday night. But the vehicles and responders won't technically be on official business. National Night Out, America's Night Out Against Crime, moves this year to Zabrocki Plaza near 173rd Street and Oak Park Avenue. Last year, the event was in the Kmart parking lot off Harlem Avenue. Tuesday's festivities kick off at 5 p.m. and last through 9 p.m. Sign up to receive a free, daily e-newsletter from Tinley Park Patch. "We use it to bring forth all the positive services and what the police department has to offer," Dina Navas, who works for the Tinley Park Police Department's crime prevention unit, said last week. "It's to educate our …
Saturday, July 28, 2012
A man who was blocked in his parking spot at the First Midwest Bank Amphitheatre took it upon himself over the weekend to move one of the vehicles behind him, police said.
Thursday, July 19, 2012
The deaths of two people found in an Orland Park home Tuesday morning has been ruled a murder suicide, following the Cook County Medical Examiner’s autopsy.
Tuesday, July 17, 2012
Several people said they saw the man fondling himself while in different areas of Centennial Pool, including the locker room and public spots.
A Chicago man was banned for life from the Centennial Park pool in Orland Park after multiple people reported that he was touching himself inappropriately while in public areas, according to an Orland Park police report. Jorge L. Martinez, 42, of the 4500 block of West 55th Street in Chicago, was charged with disorderly conduct. Police were called to the Centennial Park Aquatic Center around 6 p.m. about a man seen by pool staff and patrons with his hand down his shorts at various places around the pool, including the locker room and an outdoor pavilion, police said. At one point, he placed a backpack on his lap that concealed what he may have been doing, according to the report. Though pool staff and patrons later said they could see he …
Thursday, July 12, 2012
Vandals recently spilled roofing paint in the parking lot of an area elementary school and stole down spouts and other equipment from an area junior high, Will County Sheriff's reports said.
- POLICE & FIRE
- Joe Vince
Thursday, July 12, 2012
Vandals damaged two Summit Hill School District 161 schools the last week in June, according to Will County Sheriff's Office reports. Thirteen gallons of silver roofing paint was spilled onto the parking lot and walking path of Frankfort Square Elementary School on Tuesday, June 26, the report stated. The cost of cleaning up for the paint, which was priced at $250 a gallon, was unknown, said sheriff's spokeswoman Kathy Hoffmeyer. READ: Vandals Scratch Swears, Lines Into 27 Vehicles On Wednesday, June 27, two down spouts and a light sensor from the roof were stolen from Summit Hill Junior High School, the sheriff's report stated. A hinge to an electrical box also was broken, according to the report. The down spouts cost $200, and the …
Saturday, July 7, 2012
Tinley Park police searched for a man with no avail last week who reportedly entered a local Dunkin Donuts store in a mad fury.
Police say a man who had his face covered and was possibly armed with a 9 mm pistol robbed another who was outside his car in Tinley Park over the weekend, stealing a wad of cash and a diamond ring.
Thursday, July 5, 2012
Also in the latest police reports, dated June 20, 28 and 30 and July 2, a man threatens to kill another and watermelons, flowers and owls show up on a woman's lawn.
MONDAY, JULY 2 A woman living in the 16900 block of South Willow Lane in Tinley Park awoke to find a dozen lawn ornaments scattered throughout her front yard. She said she didn't recognize any of the ornaments as belonging to her neighbors and found them around 5:25 a.m. The display included one green "Slow, Children at Play" sign, one plastic duck, one plastic goose, two plastic owls, a plastic boy wearing a hat, two metal watermelons, two metal flowers, one nylon flower and a plastic pedestal with a yellow gazing ball, according to the report. SATURDAY, JUNE 30 A 28-year-old man realized his iPhone was missing after a ride in a go cart at Odyssey Fun World, 19111 S. Oak Park Ave., Tinley Park. The man got out of the cart around 3:35 p.…